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Costa G. Soteropoulos, MD


Dr. Soteropoulos joined National Spine & Pain Centers in 2012 after completing advanced fellowship training in Interventional Pain and Spine Management at the Virginia Commonwealth University, where he also received advanced training in spinal cord stimulation from one of the field’s foremost experts. A native of Washington, DC, and graduate of Georgetown University Medical School, he is excited to return to the area.

Prior to his Fellowship, Dr. Soteropoulos completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, during which time he served as Sports Medicine Education Chair of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department. He has distinguished himself throughout his academic career and medical training, including having authored articles on Interventional Pain and Physiatry for prestigious industry journals that have been lauded by peers as “practice changing.”

A staunch advocate for his patients, Dr. Soteropolous uses state-of-the-art neuromodulatory and non-surgical techniques to diagnose and treat a wide array of both chronic and acute pain conditions.

Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Soteropoulos maintains active memberships in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, International Spine Intervention Society, and North American Neuromodulation Society.

A sports enthusiast, Dr. Soteropoulos competed in basketball, soccer, swimming and tennis throughout school; activities he continues to enjoy today, along with travelling with his family.

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors 2019 award

What Patients Are Saying

“I am so thankful, and grateful for the way Dr Costa Soteropolous explained how the procedure I need to have. He really put my mind at ease. I only have good and wonderful things to say about National Spine & Pain Centers.” – Lynn

“Dr. S is an outstanding Doctor. He has done everything he can for me and doesn’t hesitate to answer any question I may have.” – Christopher

“Dr. Costa G. Soteropoulos, M.D. is the best. I feel very confident that I am being treated with the most outstanding medical procedures based on my medical condition. He is very comforting to talk to regarding my medical condition for the spine and pain. He’s the best!” – Dorothea

Affiliations Fredericksburg
  • Board Certification
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Fellowship
  • Virginia Commonwealth University United States Richmond, VA 2012
  • Internship
  • Washington Hospital Center United States Washington, DC 2008
  • Medical School
  • Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine United States Washington, DC 2007
  • Residency
  • Virginia Commonwealth University United States Richmond, VA 2011
  • Undergraduate
  • George Mason University United States Fairfax, VA 1999


Learn more about patient ratings
  • 08/20/2020
    Rating: 5

    Clean facility , professional staff. They care about patients. DR Soteropolous is a real pro. I’ve had many injections over the years - he’s the best Pain Management Physician I have known. He truly cares about relieving my back pain and helping me stay functional.

  • 08/18/2020
    Rating: 5

    The staff is always very kind and accommodating. Dr. S is very kind, he listens when you are explaining your issues and is very thorough. Thank you

  • 08/18/2020
    Rating: 5

    Personal and caring treatment

  • 08/18/2020
    Rating: 5

    Dr. S and his staff are always trying new ways to improve my back pain. Staff is always friendly and calls me by name.